More flash for your cash: Maximising your engagement ring budget

We’re bombarded with bad news daily. The rand is weakening, the fuel price is sky-rocketing, the economy is shrinking and now, we’re on the brink of a recession. As a result, in 2018 your average South African has less disposable income than before, something that can certainly pose a serious challenge when you’re shopping for [...]

More flash for your cash: Maximising your engagement ring budget2018-10-20T15:51:05+00:00

How much should I spend on an engagement ring?

Even at the best of times, jewellery and gemstones are a total mystery to your average man. Add in the pressure of the jewellery in question being a South African engagement ring, and the poor man can’t help but feel over-whelmed. “Do I need permission from her father? What’s her ring size? What does she [...]

How much should I spend on an engagement ring?2018-07-31T13:14:45+00:00

10 inspired Morganite engagement ring ideas

There’s no doubt that in South Africa right now, morganite rings are certainly the flavour of the moment. Big brand retail stores like American Swiss and Browns are promoting morganite on a significant scale and, as the South African economy weakens (again), the consumer-friendly price point of morganite makes it a popular choice for couples [...]

10 inspired Morganite engagement ring ideas2018-06-28T16:59:49+00:00

Together Starts Here: Michelle & Jean-Paul

"I’m going to begin my story around when I first started getting “nosey” about rings, diamonds and all that expensive stuff. We had been to a well-known diamond company just to “have a look” at actual diamonds and to enquire as to pricing and how shopping for a stone worked. Needless to say the diamonds [...]

Together Starts Here: Michelle & Jean-Paul2018-05-07T16:12:37+00:00

5 ways to get a great engagement ring deal

You’ve got it all figured out. You’ve found the woman of your dreams. You’ve asked her parents for permission to propose and now you’re ready to pop the question. You know she’ll say yes. But there’s one thing missing - the perfect engagement ring. You’ve been into every retail jewellery store you know, in every [...]

5 ways to get a great engagement ring deal2017-11-28T14:28:09+00:00

Together Starts Here: Mpho-Odette & Thabani

"One afternoon I was sitting in the study centre when this guy approached me asking, "Do I know you from somewhere?".  It was a very corny line but something about Thabani told me he was quite a decent guy. He asked for my number and I gave it to him but told him not to call until after my exam [...]

Together Starts Here: Mpho-Odette & Thabani2018-05-07T16:04:43+00:00

Together Starts Here: Monique & Kreston

"The 12th of December 2015 will definitely go down in the history books as one of Kreston’s bravest moments ever! It was a laid-back Saturday catching up on our favourite series, and later that afternoon I had arranged to go out to a late lunch with a friend. As I left, Kreston jokingly said he [...]

Together Starts Here: Monique & Kreston2018-05-07T16:07:09+00:00